Today Romania and some other Eastern European countries (such as Serbia, Bulgaria, parts of Ukraine) celebrate the beginning of Spring. The traditions says that people should wear a white and red thread so that spring sees that people and their houses are ready for her. The name Martisor is a diminutive of March (Martie in Romanian)
Located only 10 km from the border with Hungary (Bors crossing point), Oradea ranks 10th in size among Romanian cities and is one of the most important cities in western Romania. Oradea is the capital of Bihor county and Criseana Region and it is divided by the Crisul Repede river in almost 2 equal parts.
Lately Romania started attracting more and more tourists. Maybe because of the tourism campaigns (although not sure about that) or because National Geographics or other similar publications put the country on a "places to see in 20xx" list or maybe just because some people just love the natural beauty of a place and decided to head towards Eastern Europe before it becomes more touristic. In the end, no matter what the reason is, be sure that you will be wowed about Romania.
With this new travelling destination on the map, I started getting questions on where to go, what to visit and especially how many days should I stay in Bucharest?
It is always hard to pick some places when the country has so many beautiful places to see, so I was always answering "if you don't have the time just spend the night in Bucharest to enjoy the nightlife and then head on towards..."
In a strange way although we are talking here about my hometown, and the place I lived for 22 years I never considered Bucharest as a beautiful city.
But now after hearing the enthusiasm from most of the people that have been visiting the city I actually realize that Bucharest can have some awesomely cool place to see, do and experience, some of which I have listed below
Today 24th of June, Romania celebrates the day of its national blouse and I am extremely proud to come from a country with such stunning traditional culture and customs. We call it ie and it is completely worked out manually. Nowadays there are fewer and fewer women that know how to create this extremely gorgeous piece of cloth this is why it becomes so much more valuable. I wrote this article as I want to raise awareness and highlight to whoever wants to read about the beauty of the Romanian treasure, the IE